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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Jim and his shop are fantastic! He really goes above and beyond for his customers. A MUST visit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Excellent shop Jim is so friendly

We stayed in Shanklin for a week on Holiday & called in several times to visit this lovely shop... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
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We are much more then a fossil and mineral shop . Our opening days are Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE CLOSED FROM SUNDAY 4/10/15 until WEDNESDAY 14/10/15
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43 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JJ, England
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All reviews treasure trove fossil shop fantastic shop isle of wight pocket money aladdin's cave his knowledge gem stones can't wait to visit again interesting things nothing is too much trouble shark teeth fossil hunting be visiting again for sale well worth a visit children and adults
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Jim and his shop are fantastic! He really goes above and beyond for his customers. A MUST visit! Fascinating.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LaurenH3605
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

We stayed in Shanklin for a week on Holiday & called in several times to visit this lovely shop. Jim is incredibly friendly & great with the kids. He is so reasonably priced & very knowledgeable. We will be back on our next visit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 225zoel
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

The shop is very interesting and Jim is very kind and helpful and I enjoyed looking at the fossils and Jim has a policy that you can touch everything within the fossil shop.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jonny7208
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Even though it says he is in the Jurassic period this shop is the future. The really cool items in store keep me entertained for hours and the nice customer server is something special,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Malik F
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here, because it was a birthday trip, my daughter and I love fossils and unusual things. It was a very rainy day, but we totally enjoyed the experience, Jurassic Jim was totally engaged with a mother who was seeking out the best fossil to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sharone A
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

I love Jurassic Jim store. It has so many treasures and at such bargain prices!! I never leave empty handed and always plan to go there whenever I head to the Isle of Wight! Jim is lovely!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bushcraft B
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Taking my 8 year old Grandson to Jurassic Jim to buy some Fossils with his Birthday money was, at first, something I dreaded. As soon as we entered the shop we were met with baskets full of small, cheap 'starter' fossils of all types, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davimel1955
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We popped into the shop whilst on holiday in Shanklin having seen the reviews on trip adviser. My son is fossil mad and this shop was a treasure trove. We could have spent hours in their looking around at all the fossils and crystals. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suejo2013
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic fossil shop, found some things for my sons collection we hadn't seen in other shops before, and extremely fairly priced, some unbelievable bargains. You can Follow them on Facebook to see new things as they come in stock, the shop also posts items if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Awsome Rocko r
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A step into Jurassic Park. Huge collection of fossils and stones. The owner is very knowledgeable and happy to help with any questions, is informative and seems to be able to encourage enthusiasm to all age groups. Not overpriced either.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank heatherlight2018
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